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2.19 | 211 ratings

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Sean Trane
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Prog Folk
1 stars I think the bottom is near. This band has sunken lower than the Titanic, easily approaching the depth of the Marianna Trench (the lowest point on Earth's crust), but who knows really ??? Because not many bands have sunken this low (although when you think about it many old bands trying to survive did go this low: Abacab, 3 , 90125 etc...) ...... Even veterans like them should've thought of that. Anyway, these guys could've thought of another album title, because it is quite easy to take cheap shots at them with such a poor effort. (I could suggest them suicide, for ex)

Pursuing their metamorphosis towards a strange mix of journey meeting Abacab-like Genesis, with absolutely not a single track worth saving, DM is one of the biggest disaster from a "prog" group and can be set along the In visible Touches, Love Beach, Big Generator and other crap of the genre. The members of Kansas might have thought they were progressing when they tackled this type of newer sound, What do you expect, really with this crappy album where Elephante took control of the group by writing six of the nine tracks, leaving a mere three to Livgren.

The only drastic measure that I did take (outside writing this review) is take this vinyl (I never bought it, but I stole from my neighbour) and turn it into a Frisbee for my other neighbour's dog. This way three household were happy. The Kansas-less house, mine (who was free from hearing this stuff streaming through the walls), and the Happy Dog house!!! Stayayayay awayayayay from this sucker.

Sean Trane | 1/5 |


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